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As a precaution to the coronavirus, a lot of things to do in Austin are canceled/postponed or closed. We will continue to stay on top of cancellations and closers in the Atlanta area over on our Canceled Events Blog.

If you are looking to get out of the house this weekend, here’s a list of things to do. Be cautious before leaving and remember to wash your hands!

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Family-Friendly Events in Austin This Weekend

Austin Beer Garden is partnering up with one of my favorite sparkling water brands, Rambler, and throwing one awesome house party. 

ABGB has the perfect space for kids to run around outside and of course, pups are always welcome (the more the merrier). There will be plenty of beer and pizza to go around and live music will be going on all evening!

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🗓 MAR 19 | 7PM–12AM
📍 Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.

Bring the kids out on Thursday to enjoy a morning of bubbles and fun with Milly McSilly. There will be bubble machines, bubbles for the kids t0 blow themselves, and more!

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🗓 MAR 19 | 10:30AM–12PM
📍 Toybrary Austin

With everything that is happening in the world right now, there is a lot of uncertainty. One thing we do know for sure is how beautiful Austin is and how lucky we are to live in a city that has such beautiful hiking in and around the city.

If you are looking to get outside this weekend and get some fresh air take a look at our Guide to the Best Hikes in Austin!

Out on the Town in Austin This Weekend

Just because St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Tuesday doesn’t mean we can’t party and drink green beer!

Jack and Ginger’s is shutting down Rock  Rose once again to throw their annual block party. Joining in on the fun is Wonder Bar 77 Degrees Rooftop and The Rose Room. There will be live music at each venue!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 17 | 12PM–10PM
📍 Rock Rose

Six full days of live music, good food, and cold drinks. What more could you ask for?

There will be more than 40 bands preforming over the six-day long event. You can check out the complete lineup here

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🗓 MAR 19–MAR 22 | 12PM–9PM
📍 Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

Enjoy an all-day interactive experience featuring mixology courses, marketing tips and tricks, leadership development sessions, free pizza, and an open bar!

Register for the event using the button below!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 19 | 10AM–9PM
📍 VUKA

If you are looking to get out this weekend but hoping to avoid downtown head out to Dripping Springs for an afternoon at Treaty Oak!

The Ranch the distillery is located on has plenty of outdoor space for the kids to run around. Be sure to grab a cocktail on tap from the Rickhouse, an open-aired bar area, and when you get hungry head over to Alice’s Restaurant for some oof the tastiest BBQ in town!

This Saturday they will have a kite fest accompanied by live music and will have live music on Sunday as well!

🗓 MON–THUR | 12PM–7PM
🗓FRI–SUN | 12PM–9PM
📍 16604 Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Other Events in Austin This Weekend

Texas Farmers' Market at Mueller

One of my favorite farmers’ markets in Austin takes place on the east side every Sunday, rain or shine!

You can find anything from specialty pasta to vegan jerky and can refill your kombucha with Buddha’s Brew kombucha available on tap (I recommend mixing the ginger and blueberry flavors).

It’s a great way to start your Sunday morning and stock up on goodies for the week ahead!

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🗓 MAR 22 | 10AM–2PM
📍 Browning Hangar

Join Pug Rescue of Austin to celebrate the changing of seasons as they host a gala to raise money. The evening will feature a pug-themed silent auction, live music, and more!

Your ticket includes bites and two drinks!

Do it for the Pugs!

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🗓 MAR 22 | 5PM–8PM
📍 Mercury Hall

Celebrate all things natural and beautiful!

This two-day event brings people together to discover new brands, learn techniques, and discuss topics in wellness, beauty, natural hair, and lifestyle. 

Check out the complete lineup by clicking on event details below!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 20 | 4PM–8PM
🗓 MAR 21 | 11AM–5PM
📍 Hutson Tillotson University

Join Draft and Craft as they host a market at Easy Tiger which features specials such as $4 St Elmo Carl, $5 Aperol Spritz, and a $15 Mimosa Service!

Grab a drink and browse through what all they have to offer. This free event is kid and dog-friendly!

Event Details
🗓 MAR 22 | 11AM–4PM
📍 Easy Tiger at the Linc

Support Local

I know you’ve had this saying, “Support Local” shoved in your faces more than ever after the cancellation of SXSW and it doesn’t stop now. There could be a lot of events canceled in the coming weeks so now is the perfect time to share some of our favorite local restaurants for you to check out! 

All of the restaurants linked below will direct you to posts on our Instagram page. From there you can explore more on our page or follow the restaurants tagged in our pictures too learn more about them!

This list doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface for all of the options we have available to us. I hope this list does give you a starting point!

Follow @StufftoDoinAustin on Instagram and Facebook for more event updates on things to do in Atlanta, canceled events, closed locations, and more about the coronavirus.  

Lexi Hendrix

Lexi Hendrix

Lexi is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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